Data Dictionary

Column Type Label Description
id text

Unique number generated on load into the Department's enterprise data management platform RADAR - This identifier may not persist across ingests of the data.

state text

State/territory that the rest area falls into – This is determined by the state/territory dataset which the record has been sourced from

type text

The type of rest area - 'Formal' for all records in the dataset

provider_id text

A unique identifier from the provider's source system - This may not remain constant across ingests of the data.

provider_type text

The type of rest area, as provided by the source system (e.g. Minor Rest Area, Heavy Vehicle Rest Area etc.). This field is included for the user’s information only and is not harmonised. It is not consistently applied between jurisdictions.

Note: Definitions of QLD's provider_type values are listed below:
• DR - Driver Reviver
• HV - Heavy Vehicle Rest Area
• HVSP - Heavy Vehicle Stopping Place
• RA - Motorist Rest Area
• RA DR - Motorist Rest Area and Driver Reviver
• RA HV - Motorist Rest Area and Heavy Vehicle Rest Area (shared use)
• SC - Service Centre
• SS - Scenic Stop
• UN - Unknown

name text

The name of the rest area.

road_name text

The name of the major road where the area is located.

reported_location text

Descriptive location information, as provided in the source dataset (e.g., 80km north of Armidale.

locality text

Locality that rest area falls into, as provided in the source dataset (e.g., Severn).

direction_of_travel text

What direction of travel has access to the rest area (e.g., Both, Eastbound).

heavy_vehicle_area text

Can the rest area be used by heavy vehicles? – Note that this is derived from provider information.

paved text

Is the rest area paved?

toilet text

Does the rest area have a toilet?

disabled_toilet text

Does the rest area have a disabled toilet?

lighting text

Does the rest area have lighting?

shelter text

Does the rest area have shelter?

water text

Does the rest area have water?

bin text

Does the rest area have a bin?

table_or_chair text

Does the rest area have a table or chair?

bbq text

Does the rest area have a BBQ?

shade text

Does the rest area have shade?

power text

Does the rest area have power?

off_the_road text

Is the rest area off the road? – This field is unpopulated for all records in the dataset as the source APIs do not include this information.

waste_water text

Does the rest area have waste water? – This field is unpopulated for all records in the dataset as the source APIs do not include this information.

comments text

Additional comments on the rest area.

latitude text

Latitude coordinate of the rest area.

longitude text

Longitude coordinate of the rest area.

dt_created text

Date/time the record was created, in UTC format (milliseconds).

geom text

Geospatial location of the rest area (point). This field is populated for all records.

Additional Information

Field Value
Data last updated 20 February 2024
Created 21 April 2023
Format CSV
Licence Licence not specified
Datastore activeTrue
Has viewsTrue
Hash06c2c84f148d4393c2380b9322ab054e
Idabdbf139-d8dc-41ab-b89a-8a54412d8695
Mimetypetext/csv
Package idee7cf4ba-ebcc-44cb-b8b9-3d665ba0e788
Position2
Sample records10,000
Stateactive
Total records4,993